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CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm EST
. >> there's $750 billion of waste in health care annually. bruce brussard recently spoke to the city club of cleveland about health care, insurance, and medicare. this is an hour. >> good afternoon, welcome to the city club of cleveland. i'm president of the city club's burped of directors. i'm delighted to introduce to you the president and effective january 1, ceo, of humana inc, a phenomenonture 100 health care and health insurance provider and administrator serving over 11 million customers in the united states. over the recent election, at the center of the policy debate with implications beyond the health care industry impacting the largest fiscal pom aand larger concerns. fortunate to have with us him here to share insights on the industry and the developing policy. prior to joining humana in 2011, he was an executive, and before that, u.s. oncology, large producers and providers of health care products to to major health care institutions. with that background, he brings to the podium today a broad perspective on health care issues facing the country. he holds the undergraduate de
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 7:00am EST
york, capital city. our producers gathered about programming while they were there. there are traveling to state capital to feature history and literary life as he will see from albany, new york. the two c-span.org/local content. here is a clip. a project funded by the library of congress. [video clip] >> it includes all of the states, every state in the union has at least one talking book library. the design is to be shored that everywhere, this idea of equal access to materials is fulfilled. in new york, the port of entry is your local library. you can go into any public library, you can go up into a school library or academic libraries in new york. if you are printed disabled and you need help to be able to read materials or here or listen to print materials, the library's new connection to us. we make arrangements for people to have improved access. the service is one and that transition from books that used to be recorded pretty much on tape, the old cassette tape idea to using the latest in digital technology. we are excited about the transition because it makes it faster, cheaper
CNBC
Dec 8, 2012 4:00am EST
and can't lift. rob in new jersey. >> caller: hi, jim. a sexy boo-yah to you from new york city. i love you and everything that you do on your show, and i subscribe to everything you have. >> yes! thank you! >> caller: you're welcome. a few months ago you mentioned merrimack pharmaceutical, mrck, as a good biotech stock. i'm in at age 50. what is your opinion -- >> i think you have to buy more. i feel very good about that. remember, these specs don't necessarily pan out, but i do believe in merrimack, and i would urge you to stick with it. i'm going to rick in kentucky. rick. >> caller: rick in louisville, kentucky, home of the kentucky derby. race horse boo-yah. >> sweet. >> caller: my question is a retail company opened up location close to me. i think it's the best location in the city called cabela's. and to me that store is like a disneyland for grown-ups. >> i totally agree with you. unfortunately, they've had a spate of warm weather. it's a cold weather stock. as they told you in the conference call. but i do think cabela's is terrific. it may not explode yet but i think cabela i
ABC
Dec 8, 2012 7:00am PST
are in the city. 44 in clouds in and around san jose. milder weather pattern for the wand top of the workweek, as well. low 60s for oakland. this is a little above average. 62 in san jose and livermore. look ahead, you'll notice the numbers go up from day to day. tomorrow we're milder about 2-4 degrees. by monday, temperatures around 70 in warmest locations. cooler by tuesday. next weathermaker comes in on wednesday. dry thursday and >> katie:. >> traffic is stopped for hours in concord after a driver hits a skateboarder. police are still investigating if the driver was at fault. it is 8:00 a.m. i'm katie marzullo.
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 10:30pm EST
the history of new york city, albany. next, a discussion on the impact of the so-called fiscal cliff on unemployment insurance. then a forum on skilled immigrant labor and the american economy. after that, speaker john boehner and representative pelosi on the fiscal cliff negotiations. >> we have had these explosions of knowledge in medicine, but we have not coordinated care and all of the services that we have end up having cracks that they are as harmful as the diseases that we are treating. you need to step back and ask -- are we hurting people overall on a global level? what are we doing sometimes? now we have the institute of medicine report to think. 30% of everything we do may not be necessary in healthcare? 30% of the medications that we describe? the procedures? this is something that is for the first time really being called out as a problem. >> dysfunction in the u.s. healthcare industry. dr. marty makary on his book " unaccountable." on c-span 2. >> it is estimated that it would cost -- [indiscernible] [bells ringing] >> i chose to honor both. the sacrifice of american se
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 8:00pm EST
scenes at the history of new york capital city, albany saturday at noon eastern on book tv and on c-span2 >> house r house speaker told reporters the white house has wasted another week on negotiations over the fiscal cliff. >> this isn't a progress report because there is no progress to report. when it comes to the fiscal cliff that is threatening our economy and jobs the white house has wasted another week. secretary geithner came here to offer a plan that had twice the tax hikes that the president campaigned on and had more stimulus spending than in cuts. and an indefinite increase in the debt limit like for ever. now four days ago we offered a serious proposal based on testimony of president clinton's former chief of staff. since then there has been no count offer from the white house. instead reports indicate that the president has adopted a deliberate strategy to slow walk our economy right to the edge of the fiscal cliff. instead of reforming the tax code and cutting spending, the president wants to raise tax rates. but even if the president got the tax rate hike that he wanted, un
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